|Rank||Country||Manpower fit for military service|
|25||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||10,168,258|
|68||United Arab Emirates||2,229,366|
|106||Papua New Guinea||1,130,951|
|116||Bosnia and Herzegovina||968,242|
|132||Central African Republic||655,875|
|138||Congo, Republic of the||577,944|
|153||Trinidad and Tobago||269,824|
|185||Sao Tome and Principe||27,310|
|186||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||22,875|
|188||Micronesia, Federated States of||22,008|
|195||Antigua and Barbuda||17,676|
|198||Isle of Man||15,206|
|203||Turks and Caicos Islands||11,842|
|205||Saint Kitts and Nevis||10,742|
|208||Northern Mariana Islands||8,793|
|211||British Virgin Islands||6,057|
|216||Wallis and Futuna||3,376|
|224||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||1,064|
Definition: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Manpower fit for military service map
No longer just a job for the boys: Norway extends compulsory military service to ALL medically fit women aged between 19 and 44
Daily Mail - 10/17/2014 10:56:27 AM
All medically fit women aged between 19 and 44 years will be obliged to complete at least 19 months of military service ... that the Scandinavian country has the fourth highest proportion of female workers in the world (with 76.1 per cent) after Iceland ...
Facing up to military fitness
Stuff - 10/12/2014 10:58:12 PM
The sport involves people taking part in physical tests of fitness and strength, with the winner the person who can do the most rounds of exercises. The world ... former military members, civilian staff and Reserves Forces from across the country were ...
CISM convenes at Battleship New Jersey
jointbasemdl.af.mil - 10/17/2014 11:32:14 AM
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Ohio Guard honors local radio stations
The Van Wert Independent - 10/24/2014 7:42:02 AM
With more and more responsibilities placed on the Ohio National Guard and other military reserve units — including service in combat areas around the world — recruitment ... speaks to the very foundation of our country: Citizen soldiers trained and ...
US military denied treatment to soldiers exposed to chemical weapons in Iraq (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 10/15/2014 7:27:03 PM
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ACLU conference examines U.S. military’s transgender ban
Nuvo - 10/22/2014 11:57:56 PM
Wilson joined soldiers, sailors and airmen from around the world for a conference on transgender military service put on by the ... American who wants to serve our country should have an opportunity if they fit the qualifications and can do it.”
Woman's obituary proof of women's service in WWII
Times-News - 10/25/2014 3:11:49 PM
I check to determine whether any of those listed on a given day were members of our country ... of service — at the same pay level as the men, remember. It was many years before the government actually recognized the women in the military in World ...
Fighting simultaneously in Iraq and Afghanistan created "perfect storm" for British Armed Forces
Daily Telegraph - 10/22/2014 10:24:52 PM
The British military was led into a “perfect storm” by trying ... The admissions come as British forces prepare to withdraw almost all service personnel from the country by the end of the year, after a thirteen year presence in the country.
Volunteers in green: Has the army gone soft?
The Straits Times - 10/24/2014 9:53:52 PM
They fought alongside the British during World War II, repelled the communists during ... one of the most advanced militaries in the region. Full-time National Service (NS), or military conscription of males at age 18, first started in 1967.
Update military academy nominations: Our view
USA Today - 9/22/2014 8:19:59 AM
In a turbulent world, few things are more important to U.S. national security than the quality of its military officers ... nominations made by members of Congress to the country's four elite service academies, which prepare future officers for the ...
The US should include entrepreneurs in its definition of service
Quartz - 10/21/2014 11:27:30 AM
Although Harvard, Yale, and Columbia have recently reinstated ROTC, there are more prevalent non-military service options for students ... I found practicing corporate law to be a poor fit. It wasn’t because I wasn’t helping people or doing something ...
Is the Blackwater Verdict the Beginning of the End for Private Military Contractors?
VICE - 10/24/2014 5:00:23 PM
Private military ... military service, as countries like South Korea and Israel have done. The Pentagon has to rely on voluntary recruits, and that's a tricky business—especially when many in the pool of potential soldiers aren't physically fit enough ...
Cyber Security World Conference 2014 to Tackle Cyberterrorism, President Obama’s Biggest Threat
infoline.com.pk - 10/16/2014 1:42:16 PM
Building off of the momentum of past successful conferences, Golden Networking brings Cyber Security World Conference 2014 New ... would constitute the cyber force.” Each military service will contribute manpower toward a new force of “cyberwarriors ...
China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank
The Daily Progress - 10/23/2014 10:52:19 PM
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Brigade commander shares lifelong experiences with UT El Paso crowd
United States Army - 10/25/2014 5:17:41 AM
Ayala Military ... to a world of possibilities, including the hard work that has brought him to where he is today. "I didn't speak the language, but I worked hard in school," said Gonzalez. Gonzalez has committed 23 years in service to his country where ...